Strong armed robberies in Wicker Park


Two to three offenders, in two separate incidents, in Wicker Park, attacked from the back then robbed or attempted to rob the victim.

 In one incident, the offenders fled the scene in a green Honda Civic. 

The incidents

  • 2000 block of West North Ave. on Aug. 13 at 12:30 p.m.
  • 1600 block of North Damen Ave. on Aug. 18 at 10:25 a.m. 


Details for the offenders are:

  • #1) Male, Black, 16-21, 5'08"-6'02", 140-200lbs
  • #2) Male, Black, 16-21, 5'08"-6'02", 140-210lbs
  • #3) Male, Black, 17-21, 6'02"-6'03", 190-200lbs 

What you can do

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Pay special attention to any suspicious subjects loitering in the area.
  • If you are confronted by an assailant, remain calm.
  • Save and surveillance video which captured incident or possible offenders.
  • Never pursue an assailant.
  • Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s) including any vehicle description and license plate information. 

These cases are JC-391473 and JC-397358. If you have any information about these cases please call Area North Detectives at 312.744.8263.



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